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Nijlen

Nijlen
Municipality
Parochiekerk Sint-Willibrordus Nijlen.jpg
Flag of Nijlen
Flag
Coat of arms of Nijlen
Coat of arms
Nijlen is located in Belgium
Nijlen
Nijlen
Location in Belgium
Location of Nijlen in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°10′N 04°39′E / 51.167°N 4.650°E / 51.167; 4.650
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceAntwerp
ArrondissementMechelen
Government
 • MayorPaul Verbeeck (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, NNU
Area
 • Total39.09 km2 (15.09 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total22,693
 • Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Postal codes2560
Area codes03, 014
Websitewww.nijlen.be

Nijlen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈnɛi̯lə(n)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Bevel, Kessel and Nijlen proper. On January 1, 2006 Nijlen had a total population of 20,864. The total area is 39.09 km² which gives a population density of 534 inhabitants per km².

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